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When the Attorney Goes Rogue - Remedies Against Errant Attorneys

The aging of the Australian population has meant that increasing numbers of older persons are signing enduring powers of attorney in anticipation of their losing capacity to manage their financial affairs. One result is that the courts are seeing increasing numbers of disputes c

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The aging of the Australian population has meant that increasing numbers of older persons are signing enduring powers of attorney in anticipation of their losing capacity to manage their financial affairs. One result is that the courts are seeing increasing numbers of disputes concerning misuse of powers of attorney, sometimes amounting to elder abuse. In this program, Anthea Kennedy, from Bridges Lawyers in Sydney, looks at the scope and limitations of powers of attorney, and the remedies available to principals, executors and Will beneficiaries when an attorney has gone rogue.

31 mins / 0.5 CPD units

Presented By

Anthea Kennedy
Partner, Accredited Specialist Wills and Estates, Bridges Lawyers Sydney, NSW

Anthea has been in practice as a solicitor since 1992. She has presented seminars and workshops in the areas of Wills and Estates law from 2002 onwards.

Her work is mainly litigation, a high proportion of which is contested Probate, Family Provision cases and other Equity work together with estate planning advice.

Anthea is an accredited specialist in Wills and Estates Law and the Chair of the Advisory Committee for Specialist Accreditation in Wills and Estates. She is also a member of the Supreme Court Equity Liaison Group. Anthea is listed as Pre-eminent in the Doyle’s Guide of Leading Wills & Estates Litigation Lawyers 2020 for both NSW and Australia. She is also listed as Preeminent in Leading Wills, Estates & Succession Planning Lawyers, NSW in 2020.

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0.52 CPD Hours

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